Toggle SGML Header (+)


Section 1: DEFA14A (DEFA14A)

DEFA14A

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

SCHEDULE 14A

Proxy Statement Pursuant to Section 14(a) of the Securities

Exchange Act of 1934 (Amendment No.     )

Filed by the Registrant

Filed by a Party other than the Registrant

Check the appropriate box:

 

Preliminary Proxy Statement

 

Confidential, for Use of the Commission Only (as permitted by Rule 14a-6(e)(2))

 

Definitive Proxy Statement

 

Definitive Additional Materials

 

Soliciting Material under Rule 14a-12

ESSENDANT INC.

 

(Name of Registrant as Specified In Its Charter)

 

 

 

(Name of Person(s) Filing Proxy Statement, if other than the Registrant)

Payment of Filing Fee (Check the appropriate box):

 

No fee required.

 

Fee computed on table below per Exchange Act Rules 14a-6(i)(1) and 0-11.

 

 

(1)

Title of each class of securities to which transaction applies:

 

 

 

(2)

Aggregate number of securities to which transaction applies:

 

 

 

(3)

Per unit price or other underlying value of transaction computed pursuant to Exchange Act Rule 0-11 (set forth the amount on which the filing fee is calculated and state how it was determined):

 

 

 

(4)

Proposed maximum aggregate value of transaction:

 

 

 

(5)

Total fee paid:

 

 

Fee paid previously with preliminary materials.

 

 

Check box if any part of the fee is offset as provided by Exchange Act Rule 0-11(a)(2) and identify the filing for which the offsetting fee was paid previously. Identify the previous filing by registration statement number, or the Form or Schedule and the date of its filing.

 

 

(1)

Amount Previously Paid:

 

 

 

(2)

Form, Schedule or Registration Statement No.:

 

 

 

(3)

Filing Party:

 

 

 

(4)

Date Filed:

 

 

 

 

 


*** Exercise Your Right to Vote ***

Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the

Stockholder Meeting to Be Held on May 23, 2017

 

         

 

Meeting Information

 

                         ESSENDANT INC       

Meeting Type: Annual Meeting

 

   
          For holders as of: March 24, 2017    
         

 

Date:    May 23, 2017      Time:  2:00 PM  CST

   
         

 

Location:

  ESSENDANT INC.       

LOGO

           

 

ONE PARKWAY NORTH BOULEVARD

 

DEERFIELD, IL 60015

      
                        
              

ESSENDANT INC.

NIC BAYLIAN

ONE PARKWAY NORTH BOULEVARD

DEERFIELD, IL 60015

    

 

You are receiving this communication because you hold shares in the above named company.

    

 

This is not a ballot. You cannot use this notice to vote these shares. This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. You may view the proxy materials online at www.proxyvote.com or easily request a paper copy (see reverse side).

LOGO     

 

We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting.

 

      

See the reverse side of this notice to obtain proxy materials and voting instructions.

 

 


        
        

— Before You Vote —

How to Access the Proxy Materials

 

       
      Proxy Materials Available to VIEW or RECEIVE:    
   

 

      

       

1. Notice & Proxy Statement                2. Form 10-K

 

How to View Online:

 

Have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow   LOGO  (located on the following page) and visit: www.proxyvote.com.

 

How to Request and Receive a PAPER or E-MAIL Copy:

 

If you want to receive a paper or e-mail copy of these documents, you must request one. There is NO charge for requesting a copy. Please choose one of the following methods to make your request:

 

                               1) BY INTERNET:         www.proxyvote.com

                               2) BY TELEPHONE:     1-800-579-1639

                               3) BY E-MAIL*:             sendmaterial@proxyvote.com

 

*  If requesting materials by e-mail, please send a blank e-mail with the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow   LOGO  (located on the following page) in the subject line.

 

Requests, instructions and other inquiries sent to this e-mail address will NOT be forwarded to your investment advisor. Please make the request as instructed above on or before May 09, 2017 to facilitate timely delivery.

 

   
       
        
        

— How To Vote —

Please Choose One of the Following Voting Methods

 

               

LOGO

       

Vote In Person: Many stockholder meetings have attendance requirements including, but not limited to, the possession of an attendance ticket issued by the entity holding the meeting. Please check the meeting materials for any special requirements for meeting attendance. At the meeting, you will need to request a ballot to vote these shares.

 

Vote By Internet: To vote now by Internet, go to www.proxyvote.com. Have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow   LOGO   available and follow the instructions.

 

Vote By Mail: You can vote by mail by requesting a paper copy of the materials, which will include a proxy card.

 

   
       


    Voting items                 
 

The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following:

 

1.    Election of three Class I Directors to serve for a three-year term expiring in 2020.

              
 

 

       Nominees

 

              
  01) Jean S. Blackwell          02) Dennis J. Martin           03) Paul S. Williams                     
  The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR proposals 2 and 3.     
             
  2.    Ratification of the selection of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2017.
  3.    Approval of advisory vote on executive compensation.           
  The Board of Directors recommends you vote 1 YEAR on proposal 4.     
  4.    Approval of advisory vote on the frequency of advisory votes on executive compensation.     
 

 

NOTE: In their discretion, the proxies may vote upon any other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment thereof.

 

             
             
             
             
             
             
             
             

LOGO

             
             
             
             
                   
             


                  
                  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LOGO

 

(Back To Top)